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Holistic Treatment of Substance Use Disorders: MAT and Beyond is a Course

Holistic Treatment of Substance Use Disorders: MAT and Beyond

Started Feb 9, 2017
1.5 credits

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Full course description

This is the third session in a three-part on-demand webcast series entitled Medication Assisted Treatment in Context. Originally filmed on September 14, 2016 in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan.

This final installment of the series focuses on using MAT within an integrated health treatment model and how to use MAT in regards to monitoring, pain management, and with other medications.


This session is intended for public health and health care professionals such as physicians, nurses, behavioral health staff, and others, especially those serving tribal communities in Michigan.

Learning Objectives
  • Describe the different MAT monitoring practices and why they are needed (CHES Area of Responsibility 1.6.1, 1.6.4)
  • Identify that MAT can be part of a holistic solution to substance use disorders (1.6.1, 2.1.1)
  • Define the challenges of managing pain for patients on MAT (1.6.4)
Continuing Education Credit

1.5 Nursing Contact Hours

1.5 CHES Category I CECH

Certificate of Completion

The Michigan Public Health Training Center at the University of Michigan School of Public Health is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Nursing contact hours for this training expire December 31, 2018.

The Michigan Public Health Training Center is a designated provider (ID# 99038) of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc


This webcast was provided by the Michigan Public Health Training Center at the University of Michigan School of Public Health. The Michigan PHTC is a part of the Region V Great Lakes Public Health Training Collaborative and the Public Health Learning Network. This training was provided in partnership with the Saginaw Chippewa Tribal Court, Nimkee Memorial Wellness Center, Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe Behavioral Health, McLaren Central Michigan, and the Tribal Law and Policy Institute.

This project was supported in part by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB6HP27881 Region V Public Health Training Collaborative (total award amount $884,366) and was supported ~80% with non-governmental funds. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.